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October Jobs: Numbers Moving in the Right Direction

Excerpt from Barron’s Next: Looking for a Job? Here’s Where to Find One (11/4/2016) Overall, unemployment for millennial-age workers is 35% higher than for the population at large, and pay, while finally beginning to rise, is still lower than it …
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Your Health Care Navigation Stories, in 1Graf

Share ButtonWhen Open Enrollment approaches, so can a lot of fears connected to navigating coverage. A number of obstacles can impact the likelihood a young person will sign up for health care, one of them being sheer discomfort and lack of …
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Young Invincibles and Dozens of Groups Oppose Raiding Pell

Young Invincibles and a coalition of 33 higher education stakeholders recently sent a letter to Congressional appropriators asking for Pell funds to remain within the Pell program. The funds are essential to maintaining the financial integrity of the program for …
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September Jobs: Millennials Got a Raise Last Year (but still make less than they did before the recession)

septBy Tom Allison Earlier this month, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the monthly jobs report for September. The unemployment rate for young adults aged 18-to-34 stayed flat at 6.7 percent (seasonably adjusted).  The rate remains above the national average …
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Your Presidential Hopes, in 1Graf

Share ButtonThis year’s presidential candidates have stirred up a lot of strong opinions in the U.S., and Millennial sentiment isn’t any different. Many are passionate about the policies our next president should pass, and how that would affect the next generation …
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Don’t Sit This Election Out

Many of us tuned in to Sunday night’s debate to hear the candidates’ plans for the country’s future, which inevitably affects our futures and economic potential. Millennials have played a critical role in shaping the 2016 political landscape. I’m proud …
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Why We Need to Support Our Undocumented Students

Share ButtonEnglish/Español This month we celebrate Latinos in the United States and abroad, we celebrate their contributions, their traditions and their culture. Rather than talking about exquisite food, about the rhythm in our music and dances or the resilience and victories …
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My Mental Health Journey

Share ButtonYoung Invincibles celebrates National Mental Health Awareness Week, and the integral role mental health plays into wellness and navigating health care. Even as mental health is covered under the Affordable Care Act, many young people struggle with stigma attached to …
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Your Sexual Health Stories in 1Graf

Share ButtonSexual health can be a tough discussion, especially if you don’t have the best resources to answer all your questions. The Affordable Care Act (ACA) covers sexual health and preventative care, so it’s important to contact your health care provider …
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Stories from the Coverage Gap

Share ButtonLast week, Young Invincibles co-hosted the Millennial Outreach and Engagement Summit in partnership with the White House. The event focused on best practices for enrolling young people successfully  in health care coverage, and outlined strategies to address barriers to care. …
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